Location Profile

Jefferson City, Missouri

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Jefferson City, Missouri. With a state-of-the-art facility and a comprehensive selection of services, the provider has a strong history in the community. Services of the provider include imaging, cancer care, OB/GYN, emergency, and orthopedics.

Community Overview

The capital of Missouri, Jefferson City is a flourishing river city that has the idyllic look of a small town. It was even named America’s Most Beautiful Small Town as it features a wealth of natural and historic beauty. Exploring the city unlocks so many opportunities for enjoyment, whether you love to shop, be in nature, or just spend a day soaking in rich culture. Named as America’s Most Beautiful Town by Rand McNally, Jefferson City is a beautiful little city on the banks of the Missouri River. The area is walkable and bike-friendly, and also offers a convenient transit system with daily fixed routes. Jefferson City is among Niche.com’s top 20 suburbs with the lowest cost of living in Missouri and among the top 500 in America.

Learn more about Jefferson City on the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

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Jefferson City Public School District has 11 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools. An early childhood center is also available in the district. The average student-teacher ratio is 14 to 1. Nearly 50% of the students are proficient in math and nearly 60% are proficient in reading. The district features 2 National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, and Jefferson City High is ranked 140th in Missouri by U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools.  Offering an innovative program known as Academies, students at Jefferson City High School can choose an academy, a program of study with courses concentrated around a certain subject. Each academy features small learning communities for collaborative education. Students take their classes together to encourage valuable relationships. The academies also include college and career-related instruction to emphasize real-world application of learned skills. The academies are available in three subjects: Agriculture, Engineering, Trade & Industrial, Health, Consumer & Public Services Academy, and Communication, Arts & Business Academy. Students not interested in a certain academy may opt for a traditional path with general coursework at the high school level. No matter what option they choose, students in the academics and traditional path receive an excellent education. There are also 15 private schools in Jefferson City.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

Jefferson City’s shopping scene offers the best of both worlds. Whether you need a unique gift or want to make a run to your favorite big-box stores for general merchandise, you’ll find an assortment of options here. Locally-owned shops include items like books, toys, collectibles, shoes, art, housewares, and accessories. Jefferson City has 2 Walmart Supercenter locations, Target, JCPenney, Dillard’s, Kohl’s, and T.J. Maxx.

Filled with plenty of options for entertainment in art, theatre, movies, and music, Jefferson City is a city that doesn’t skimp on cultural delights. The Jefferson City Museum of Modern Art is a non-profit organization with free tours available on appointment. The museum carefully selects its rotating exhibits to advance a love of the arts in all, especially young people. Capital Arts does the same, offering a series of themed exhibits throughout the year. Jefferson City has several local theatre groups focused on bringing high-quality theatre to the community. The Little Theatre of Jefferson City stages theatrical productions of musicals and dramas running several shows each season. Capital City Productions offers musicals of favorites from Broadway for any age. Stained Glass Theatre focuses on family-friendly and faith-centered productions. Movie fans won’t be bored in Jefferson City as Goodrich Capital 8 Theater is perfect for the new Hollywood releases, while Capital City Cinema is your destination for independent releases and special film screenings. The city’s world-class entertainment options also include the Jefferson City Cantorum and the Jefferson City Symphony.

More than 5 museums call Jefferson City home, and each museum has something exciting, engaging, and enjoyable to explore. The Missouri State Museum is all about the state’s natural and cultural history. See early photographs, learn about Missouri’s military history, and discover facts you never knew about the state. For more on Missouri’s role in military history, visit the Museum of Missouri Military History. The Missouri State Penitentiary Museum is all about the famous Missouri state prison that operated for 168 years and includes many displays on its history.  Last but not least, the Veterinary Museum of Missouri is the first museum in the United States that solely focuses on veterinary science. You’ll find information on animal science, examining tools, and animals in service.

Whether you love to hike, bike, fish, camp, or swim, you’ll be able to find adventure in Jefferson City. The city has 1,400 acres worth of park land with neighborhood and city parks. The city’s largest park is the 644-acre Binder Park and is situated on the scenic Binder Lake, perfect for fishing. You’ll find a disc golf course, playgrounds, trails, and picnic sites. Riverside Park is another great family destination as it’s home to a swimming pool, basketball court, youth sports complex, and a playground. McKay Park has a fishing lake, playground basketball court, and a sledding hill. Looking to tee off? Jefferson City operates the Oak Hills Golf Center, a year-round public 18-hole golf course. Jefferson City is also great for bikers and has diverse routes from paved routes like the Greenway to off-road nature trails. Little ones can get deep in the heart of nature at the Runge Nature Center, which will let you see Missouri’s many natural habitats. There’s a 3,580-gallon aquarium, indoor wildlife viewing area, nature library, fire tower, and hands-on activities.

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Crime Rate

You’ll be in safe in Jefferson City. Crime in the area has decreased by nearly 10% over the last year, and the city is patrolled by a vigilant force of 85 sworn police officers. The police engaged in active crime prevention with community-oriented policing. A special Community Action Team works closely with residents, businesses, and community groups to ensure the safety of all who live and visit Jefferson City.

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